I was so busy at IK Knit lab this weekend that I didn’t take ANY photos! (Bad blogger!) I really did have an amazing time. The students were fantastic and enthusiastic, the venue was delightful, and the market was terrific. I did buy some treasures in the Market, and will have “show and tell” for […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
I’m working from home, today. The hours fly by, as I am not interrupted by things like “routine”. This morning I spent about an hour trying to find a pattern for a sweater I designed 4 years ago. I thought now might be a good time to tackle getting it published, now that the book […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
When my first child was born, and I counted his fingers and toes, heard him cry, and gazed into his beautiful eyes, I realized how anxious that I had been during my pregnancy, worrying that he (or she) would be healthy. Yesterday, I saw “Annetarsia Knits” for the first time. It isn’t bound yet, but […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My friend Lorilee Beltman designed a skirt called “Bold Move“. Considering that I am about to unleash a book onto the world concerning intarsia (possibly the most maligned technique in knitdom), the name appeals to me. Plus, Lorilee has created a vertical stranding technique which is a sister to intarsia, and uses yarn butterflies to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There were so many stunning images to choose from, that it was ridiculous. There was one particular image from the Sunriver shoot that I really loved, and it was the working cover for a long time. But it ended up not working well with the copy added to it. Finally, the decision was made to […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Annetarsia Knits would not exist without Madrona Fiber Arts. I was inspired to develop the ITR technique by Madrona students. I taught ITR for the first time, at Madrona, and students helped to refine the technique (thank you,especially,Valerie McPherson!).Cat Bordhi saw me doing ITR,said I had to write a book, and invited me to join […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s funny how something is really, really important to you…until it isn’t. This is very apparent with children, who take everything so seriously – the world will end if they don’t get to go to this thing, or have that thing. Then they change their mind. I remember this time…no, I won’t go there. But […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.